LANDSCAPE: DRAWING AS SOURCE
This workshop will explore the relationship between drawing and oil painting through the motif of landscape. How can drawing inform and enrich my painting practice? What is available through painting from drawings as opposed to directly from the motif itself? What may I discover about my way as a painter by experimenting through the practice of drawing? Working outdoors, in the morning we will be experimenting with a variety of means and ways of drawing - pencil, charcoal, ink - slow and analytic, gestural and intuitive. In the afternoons, we will explore how to take the attitudes found in drawing and bring them into our painting.
This Workshop takes place from the 14th - 22nd of May 2021. The cost is $1,800 which includes tuition, shared cottage with private bedroom for 8 nights, lunch/dinner/dessert/tea/coffee, collection/delivery to the bus/train stations in Ballina, full use of the Ballinglen Library & facilities 24/7. Participants arrive on the 14th and depart on the 22nd May with classes taking place from the 15th - 21st. Please contact Una Forde on firstname.lastname@example.org for availability and booking form.
Jordan Wolfson is a contemporary painter and teacher. He received his MFA from Yale University School of Art in 1991. Jordan has exhibited extensively both in the United States and internationally and has received numerous awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, the Ingram Merrill Foundation Grant and a Purchase Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; he was a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, and the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ireland. Jordan is currently represented by Prographica/KDR Gallery in Seattle, Rothschild Fine Arts in Tel Aviv, and Artspace Gallery in Jerusalem. He is the founder of The Painting Project and teaches privately in Boulder, Colorado.
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